Category Archives: Election

Markley to run for lieutenant governor

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph Markley is the first Republican to declare as a candidate for the No. 2 job in state government. Markley, R-16th District, registered March 24 as…

Zupkus, Rebimbas re-elected without opposition

There was no drama Tuesday when it came to the races for state representative in the 89th District and 70th District — frankly because there were no races. State representatives…

Logan unseats Crisco

ANSONIA — There will be a new face representing the 17th Senatorial District. Republican George Logan, a 47-year-old political newcomer, defeated longtime Democrat incumbent Joseph Crisco to win the Senate…

Klarides-Ditria earns first term in House

SEYMOUR — Republican Nicole Klarides-Ditria will join her sister Themis Ditria, the Republican Minority leader, in the state House of Representatives in Hartford. Klarides-Ditria, a Republican who ran on a…

Markley wins going away in 16th District

SOUTHINGTON — State Sen. Joe Markley was soundly elected to a fourth term representing the 16th District. Markley, a Republican, received enough votes to defeat Democratic challenger Ryan Rogers, though…

Labriola earns 8th term

NAUGATUCK — State Rep. David Labriola said he will continue finding common sense solutions to the state’s troubles in his eighth term representing the 131st District. Labriola, a Republican, took…

Hartley reigns in 15th District

WATERBURY — A Democratic incumbent who has logged over 30 years in state government easily crushed her Independent opponent, a UPS driver with no political experience, in the race for…

Election notes            

The election is Nov. 8. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. On the ballot Presidential Electors Democratic: Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine Republican: Donald Trump and Mike…

Re-election road clear

The path to another term in office is a clear one for state representatives Lezlye Zupkus and Rosa Rebimbas. Zupkus and Rebimbas, both Republicans, are running for re-election unopposed in…

Prospect voters to decide Charter changes

PROSPECT — Voters in town will decide more than the fate of candidates when they head to the polls on Election Day. The outcome of the election could also reshape…